New Redford Film Offers Storytelling Alternative

In the 1991 novel Spin by Donald Axinn, a young boy loses his parents in a plane crash. His subsequent upbringing doesn’t fit squarely within the family model of the book’s 1950s setting. A ranch foreman and his wife raise the boy amid underlying...

‘Spin’

“Spin,” a 1991 novel by Donald Everett Axinn, is now a film from James Redford, who adapted and directed the project. Set in the 1950s, it deals with a boy’s search for purpose after the death of his parents—as well as the feelings he develops for a...